Redcliffe intersections safety works

Safety improvements are underway at 5 busy Redcliffe intersections.

Oxley Avenue and Anzac Avenue experience high traffic volumes, with more than 11,000 vehicle movements per day, and servicing local residential and commercial areas. Motorists can experience difficulties judging safe gaps to turn right across multi-lane, median divided roads.

Benefits

  • Improves safety
  • Increases capacity
  • Improves network efficiency
  • Contributes to economy

Redcliffe Road (Anzac Avenue) and Silvyn Street, improve intersection

Investment ID 1146864 (QTRIP 2020–21 to 2023–24)

Funding of $532,000 was allocated to provide safety improvements with the aim to reduce crashes between motorists turning right from Silvyn Street and eastbound vehicles on Anzac Avenue.

Construction was completed in September 2021.

The safety improvements included:

  • Portwood Street and Manley Street intersection with Oxley Avenue changed to left-in, left-out arrangement and right turn-from Silvyn Street to Anzac Avenue removed to prevent unsafe driving decisions
  • new U-turn facilities provided at the Oxley Avenue and Anzac Avenue intersection
  • right-turn lanes extended on Oxley Avenue and Anzac Avenue to provide additional storage for turning vehicles
  • safer and more convenient pedestrian and pram access at Silvyn Street and Portwood Street intersections
  • improved visibility through the removal of some parking on Silvyn Street and Anzac Avenue
  • signage, pavement marking and delineation improvements.

Brighton-Redcliffe Road (Oxley Avenue), Portwood Street and Manley Street, improve intersection

Investment ID 1146056 (QTRIP 2020–21 to 2023–24)

Funding of $516,000 was allocated to provide safety improvements at the 4-way intersection of Oxley Avenue with Portwood Street and Manley Street.

Construction was completed in September 2021.

The safety improvements included:

  • Portwood Street and Manley Street intersections with Oxley Avenue changed to left-in, left-out arrangement and right turn-from Silvyn Street to Anzac Avenue removed to prevent unsafe driving decisions
  • new U-turn facilities provided at the Oxley Avenue and Anzac Avenue intersection
  • right-turn lanes extended on Oxley Avenue and Anzac Avenue to provide additional storage for turning vehicles
  • safer and more convenient pedestrian and pram access at Silvyn Street and Portwood Street intersections
  • improved visibility through the removal of some parking on Silvyn Street and Anzac Avenue
  • signage, pavement marking and delineation improvements.

Brighton-Redcliffe Road (Oxley Avenue) and Sydney Street, signalise intersection

Investment ID 1147342 (QTRIP 2021–22 to 2024–25)

Funding of $1.55 million was allocated to install new traffic signals at this intersection. Construction is now complete.

Key works included:

  • installing new traffic signals
  • providing priority access for Queensland Ambulance Service vehicles as required
  • installing signalised pedestrian crossings on all intersection legs
  • removing planted and concrete medians and extending the right-turn lanes on Oxley Avenue
  • installing raised pavement markers and signage improvements
  • removal of 1 tree and vegetation trimming
  • removal of informal pedestrian crossing on Oxley Avenue.

Brighton-Redcliffe Road (Oxley Avenue) and Macdonnell Road intersection, provide fully-controlled right-turns

Investment ID 1255432 (QTRIP 2021–22 to 2024–25)

Funding of $1.17 million was allocated to upgrade existing traffic signals and extend right-turn lanes at this intersection. Construction is now complete.

Key works included:

  • changing the traffic signal phasing to include a green arrow to control motorists turning right from Oxley Avenue into Macdonnell Road
  • modifying medians to extend the existing right-turn lanes on Oxley Avenue and provide additional storage for turning motorists
  • lane marking modification to meet current standards
  • new linemarking and signage.

Anzac Avenue and Victoria Avenue intersection safety improvements

Funding of $2 million has been allocated to deliver safety treatments to benefit all road users at this intersection. Design is complete with construction to start in March 2022, weather and construction scheduling permitting.

Key works include:

  • modifying the traffic signals to include a green arrow to control right-turn movements from Anzac Avenue to Victoria Avenue
  • removing the slip lane on Recreation Street and the traffic island to improve visibility 
  • modifying the traffic signals to include a green arrow to control left-turn movements for vehicles turning left from Recreation Street to Anzac Avenue
  • removing the informal pedestrian crossing on Anzac Avenue
  • installing a signalised pedestrian crossing across the western leg of Anzac Avenue
  • installing Disability Discrimination Act 1992 compliant pedestrian ramps and pedestrian crossing facilities
  • installing low-speed entry and exit ramps on the shared pathway at Recreation Street and Anzac Avenue for bicycle riders
  • upgrading to LED lighting
  • removal of 5 trees and vegetation trimming.

Construction is anticipated to take 5 months to complete, weather and construction conditions permitting. This project was fast-tracked under the Australian Government's Road Safety Program, jointly funded with the Queensland Government.

Intersection designs

Design layout - Anzac Avenue and Silvyn Street, and Oxley Avenue and Portwood/Manley Streets

Design layout Anzac Avenue and Silvyn Street, and Oxley Avenue, Portwood Street and Manley Street.

Design layout—Oxley Avenue and Macdonnell Road / Oxley Avenue and Sydney Street

Proposed design for intersections of Oxley Avenue and Macdonnell Road / Oxley Avenue and Sydney Street

Design layout - Anzac Avenue and Victoria Avenue intersection safety improvements

Design layout Anzac Avenue and Victoria Avenue intersection safety improvements